Rugby - Chiefs claim Sharks win

The Chiefs got the better of the Sharks with a 37-29 victory in a high-scoring rematch of last year's Super Rugby final at Waikato Stadium.

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Rugby - Chiefs claim Sharks win

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Tim Nanai Williams scored a try in each half for the Chiefs

Tries from Asaeli Tikoirotuma, Bundee Aki and Tim Nanai-Williams gave the Chiefs a 24-19 half-time advantage, although they needed Gareth Anscombe's impressive boot to stay ahead as the Sharks scored three tries themselves through Lubabalo Mtembu and a Derick Minnie brace.

Nanai-Williams went over again before Anscombe increased their advantage with another penalty. Keegan Daniel kept the Sharks in it before Pat Lambie and Aaron Cruden traded penalties late on.

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